2021 MBTS Programme in Victoria:

at

Victoria International Marina, 1 Cooperage Place

Here below is this year’s program. Scroll all the way down for the full program. Please remember that all programming is subject to change.

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MUSIC BY THE SEA 2021

CONCERT 1: TUESDAY, AUGUST 17,  7:45 PM (opening)

 

Three Fanfares, for horn in a distant rowboat C. Donison            (2006) (b. 1952)
and percussion on the shore
7:45 PM I: Call and response between distant rowboat and shore(with cannon start)
7:50 PM II: Call and response between less distant rowboat and shore(with siren start)
7:55 PM III: Call and response between close rowboat and shore(with yelping siren start)

Bryn Badel, posthorn (in a rowboat)
C. Donison, Percussion (on the Victoria International Marina balcony)
CANADIAN COAST GUARD, cannon & sirens

8:00pm Concert start & Opening remarks

Selection TBA             

  • Elliot Freedman, solo baritone guitar

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 27 in G minor                                               Edvard Grieg  (1843-1907)

        I. Un poco Andante – Allegro molto ed agitato

 

Borealis String Quartet

  • Patricia Shih, violin;
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums, (Nanaimo)
  • Attila Fias, piano  (Toronto)

Intermission

 

String Quartet No. 3                                                                 Imant Raminsh  (1943-)

I. Dance

II. Celebration

Borealis String Quartet

  • Patricia Shih, violin;
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, jazz bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums, (Nanaimo)
  • Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, (Victoria)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums, (Nanaimo)
  • Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, (Victoria)
  • Brad Turner, trumpet (Vancouver)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, jazz bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums, (Nanaimo)
  • Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, (Victoria)
  • Brad Turner, trumpet (Vancouver)
  • Attila Fias, piano (Toronto)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

 

SPECIAL EVENT:

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18 11:30 PM — 3:30pm

MUSIC BY THE SEA at FAIRMONT EMPRESS AFTERNOON TEA

Introduced by Christopher Donison, Artistic Director

 

11:30 am

Introduction

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 27 in G minor                            Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

        I. Un poco Andante – Allegro molto ed agitato

       II. Romanze

Borealis String Quartet

  • Patricia Shih, violin;
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

12:30 pm

Selections TBA

Elliot Freedman, Baritone guitar

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

1:30 pm

Selections TBA

Christopher Donison, piano

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

2:30 pm

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 27 in G minor                      Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

III. Intermezzo         

IV. Finale. Lento – Presto al Saltarello

Por Una Cabeza                                                                Carlos Gardel  (1890-1935)

Borealis String Quartet

  • Patricia Shih, violin;
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

 

CONCERT 2:   WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18 8:00 PM

8:00pm Concert start & Opening remarks

 

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 27 in G minor                          Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

        I. Romanze

Borealis String Quartet

  • Patricia Shih, violin;
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selections TBA

  • Neil Swainson, jazz bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums, (Nanaimo)
  • Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, (Victoria)

Intermission

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums, (Nanaimo)
  • Attila Fias, piano  (Toronto)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums, (Nanaimo)
  • Attila Fias, piano  (Toronto)
  • Brad Turner, trumpet (Vancouver)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

 

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, jazz bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums, (Nanaimo)
  • Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, (Victoria)
  • Brad Turner, trumpet (Vancouver)
  • Attila Fias, piano (Toronto)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

 

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 27 in G minor                                    Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

        III. Intermezzo

        IV. Finale. Presto al Saltarello

      

Borealis String Quartet

  • Patricia Shih, violin;
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

 

 

CONCERT 3: THURSDAY, AUGUST 19 8:00 PM

Jazz selections TBA

  • Neil Swainson, bass  (Toronto)
  • Kelby MacNayr, drums
  • Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, (Victoria)
  • Brad Turner, trumpet (Vancouver)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selections TBA

The Great American Songbook Trio

  • Louise Rose, piano & vocal
  • Joey Smith, bass
  • Kelby MacNayr, drums

Intermission

 

String Quartet in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4                           Beethoven (1770-1827)

        I. Allegro ma non tanto

Borealis String Quartet

  • Patricia Shih, violin;
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, bass  (Toronto)
  • Kelby MacNayr, drums
  • Attila Fias, piano  (Toronto)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selections TBA

  • Neil Swainson, jazz bass  (Toronto)
  • Kelby MacNayr, drums
  • Ryan Oliver,tenor saxophone, (Victoria)
  • Brad Turner,trumpet (Vancouver)
  • Attila Fias, piano (Toronto)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

 

 

CONCERT 4:   FRIDAY, AUGUST 20 8:00 PM

Jazz selection TBA

  • Elliot Freedman, solo baritone guitar

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

 

Trio in D minor, Op. 49                                             Felix Mendelssohn  (1809 – 1847)

        I. Molto allegro agitatoAurora Piano Trio

        II. Andante con moto tranquillo

  • Libby Yu, piano
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, jazz bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums (Nanaimo)
  • Attila Fias, piano (Toronto)

Intermission

String Quartet in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4                           Beethoven (1770-1827)

       III. Menuetto. Allegretto                                                                    

       IV. Allegro

      Por Una Cabeza                                                                Carlos Gardel  (1890-1935)

 

Borealis String Quartet

  • Patricia Shih, violin;
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums (Nanaimo)
  • Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, (Victoria)
  • Bruce Hurn, trumpet (Victoria)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selection TBA

  • Neil Swainson, jazz bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums (Nanaimo)
  • Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, (Victoria)
  • Bruce Hurn, trumpet (Victoria)
  • Attila Fias, piano (Toronto)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

 

 

CONCERT 5: SATURDAY, AUGUST 21 8:00 PM 9

 

Jazz selections TBA

  • Louise Rose, piano & vocal

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

String Quartet in F minor, Op. 95                                         Beethoven (1770-1827)

I. Allegro con brio

II. Allegretto ma non troppo

III. Allegro assai vivace ma serioso                                      

IV. Larghetto espressivo – Allegretto agitato

 

Borealis String Quartet

  • Patricia Shih, violin;
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

Intermission

 

Trio in D minor, Op. 49                                             Felix Mendelssohn  (1809 – 1847)

III. Scherzo. Leggiero e vivace                                              

IV. Finale. Allegro assai appassionato

Aurora PianoTrio

  • Libby Yu, piano
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selections TBA

  • Neil Swainson, jazz bass  (Toronto)
  • John Lee, drums (Nanaimo)
  • Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, (Victoria)
  • Bruce Hurn, trumpet (Victoria)
  • Attila Fias, piano (Toronto)

 

 

CONCERT 6: SUNDAY, AUGUST 22 7:45 PM (closing night)

Three Fanfares, for horn in a distant rowboat     C. Donison            (2006) (b. 1952)
and percussion on the shore

7:45 PM I: Call and response between distant rowboat and shore(with cannon start)
7:50 PM II: Call and response between less distant rowboat and shore(with siren start)
7:55 PM III: Call and response between close rowboat and shore(with yelping siren start)
Bryn Badel, posthorn (in a rowboat)
C. Donison, Percussion (on the Victoria International Marina balcony)
CANADIAN COAST GUARD, cannon & sirens

8:00 pm concert start

 

Trio in E-flat major, Op. 1, No. 1                             Beethoven (1770-1827)

I. Allegro

Aurora Piano Trio

  • Libby Yu, piano
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selections TBA

  • Louise Rose, piano & vocal

Intermission

Piano Quintet                                                                           J. Brahms (1833-1897)

IV. Allegro non troppo – Poco sostenuto – Tempo 1

III. Scherzo. Allegro – Trio                                                    

 

Borealis String Quartet  with Libby Yu

  • Patricia Shih, violin;
  • Yuel  Yawney, violin;
  • Nikita Pogrebnoy, viola;
  • Sungyong Lim, cello
  • Libby Yu, piano

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selections TBA

  • Neil Swainson, jazz bass  (Toronto)
  • Kelby MacNayr, drums
  • Ryan Oliver, tenor saxophone, (Victoria)
  • Bruce Hurn, trumpet (Victoria)
  • Attila Fias, piano (Toronto)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Jazz selection TBA

  • Elliot Freedman, solo baritone guitar

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

 

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